My mom got this for us about us about 5 years ago, and Veronica and I liked it so much it’s become our Christmas tradition to open our presents under the monkey wreath. I’d like to think it has magic powers.

I took these photos on Halloween night, 2008 here in Woodstock.  The Sunfrost Deli carves out a bunch of pumpkins for display every halloween.  Here’s the deli:


Here’s a few pumpkins:


And here’s the Barack Obama / Sarah Palin pumpkins:


Once more in the dark: